Lee Sang-yoon (Korean: 이상윤; born August 15, 1981) is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his starring roles in Life Is Beautiful (2010), The Duo (2011), My Daughter Seo-young (2012), Goddess of Fire (2013), Angel Eyes (2014), Liar Game (2014), On the Way to the Airport (2016) and Whisper (2017).
|Alma mater||Seoul National University - Physics|
|Revised Romanization||I Sang-yun|
Lee Sang-yoon was picked out of a crowd on the streets of Yeouido by his former agency director at the age of 24. Making his entertainment debut in 2005 in a Hite Beer commercial, he went on to star in several television series. He won Best New Actor at the 2010 MBC Drama Awards for Home Sweet Home.
Lee earned recognition with his role in the family weekend drama My Daughter Seo-young (2012), which recorded a peak viewership rating of 47.6%, making it the highest rated Korean drama of 2013.
Lee starred in his first big screen leading role in the 2014 romance film Santa Barbara. The same year, he also played lead roles in the medical drama Angel Eyes and mystery thriller series Liar Game.
Lee will make his silver screen comeback in 2019 with the action comedy Okay Madam. He is set to play a charismatic North Korean spy who hijacks a family.. The same year he will return to small screen with the office mystery drama VIP starring together with Jang Na-ra.
In 2013, Lee graduated from the prestigious Seoul National University with a degree in Physics. He had entered as a freshman in 2000, but his acting career and mandatory military service had caused him to take several years of leave from SNU, resulting in his delayed graduation.
|2007||Drama City "Transformation"||드라마시티 - 변신||Charles||KBS2|
|Air City||에어시티||Kim Jung-min||MBC|
|Drama City "Sky Lovers"||드라마시티 - 하늘 연인||Moon Ui-sik||KBS2|
|Likeable or Not||미우나 고우나||Seo Woo-jin||KBS1|
|2008||The Scale of Providence||신의 저울||Kim Woo-bin||SBS|
|Don't Cry My Love||사랑해, 울지마||Jang Hyun-woo||MBC|
|2009||Heading to the Ground||맨땅에 헤딩||Jang Seung-woo|
|2010||Jejungwon||제중원||Ji Seok-young (cameo)||SBS|
|Life Is Beautiful||인생은 아름다워||Yang Ho-sub|
|Home Sweet Home||즐거운 나의 집||Kang Shin-woo||MBC|
|2012||My Daughter Seo-young||내 딸 서영이||Kang Woo-jae||KBS2|
|2013||Goddess of Fire||불의 여신 정이||Prince Gwanghae||MBC|
|2014||Angel Eyes||엔젤 아이즈||Park Dong-joo/Dylan Park||SBS|
|Liar Game||라이어 게임||Ha Woo-jin||tvN|
|2015||Unkind Ladies||착하지 않은 여자들||Top star
(cameo, episode 3)
|Second 20s||두번째 스무살||Cha Hyun-seok||tvN|
|2016||On the Way to the Airport||공항 가는 길||Seo Do-woo||KBS2|
|2018||About Time||멈추고 싶은 순간: 어바웃타임||Lee Do-ha||tvN|
|2007||Sex Is Zero 2||색즉시공 2||Gi-jo|
|2016||Insane||날, 보러와요||Na Nam-soo|
|2019||Okay Madam||오케이! 마담||Chul Seung|
|2017–present||All The Butlers||집사부일체||Cast member|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2009||36th Korea Broadcasting Awards||Best Newcomer, TV Actor category||Don't Cry My Love||Won|||
|2010||MBC Drama Awards||Best New Actor||Home Sweet Home||Won|||
|2012||20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards||Popularity Award, Actor in a Drama||My Daughter Seo-young||Won|||
|KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Lee Bo-young||Won|||
|2013||8th Asia Model Festival Awards||BBF Popular Star Award||N/A||Won|||
|49th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actor (TV)||My Daughter Seo-young||Nominated|||
|6th Korea Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor||My Daughter Seo-young, Goddess of Fire||Nominated|
|2nd APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor||My Daughter Seo-young||Nominated|
|MBC Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama||Goddess of Fire||Nominated|
|2014||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Angel Eyes||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award with Ku Hye-sun||Nominated|
|2015||4th APAN Star Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Liar Game, Twenty Again||Nominated|
|2016||37th Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best New Actor||Insane||Nominated|
|53rd Grand Bell Awards||Nominated|
|KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||On the Way to the Airport||Won|||
|Top Excellence Award, Actor||Nominated|
|Best Couple Award with Kim Ha-neul||Won|
|2017||SBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday–Tuesday Drama||Whisper||Nominated|
|2018||12th SBS Entertainment Awards||Rookie Award in Male Category||Master in the House||Won|||
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- Lee, Seung-Han (October 22, 2010). "Kim Hye-soo will "not feel inch of regret" over Home Sweet Home". TenAsia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Jeon, Ji-young (26 October 2012). "Lee Sang-yoon and Park Hae-jin Open Golden Age of Innocent Man". KBS Global. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "My Daughter Seo-yeong is the highest rated drama this year". Hancinema. December 26, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "Lee Sang Yun and Moon Geun Young to be Play The Love of Lord Gwanghae and a Potter". TenAsia. April 17, 2013. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Lee, Eun-ah (April 9, 2013). "Lee Sang-yoon and Yoon Jin-Seo to Come Back to the Big Screen". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14.
- "Lee Sang-yun to Make Film Debut". The Chosun Ilbo. June 19, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-20.
- "New Drama, 'Angel Eyes' Reveals Its Official Poster". TenAsia. April 3, 2014.
- "Lee Sang Yoon, Kim So Eun, Shin Sung Rok and More Gear Up for Drama 'Liar Game'". Mwave. September 23, 2014.
- ""Twenty Again"Lee Sang-yoon, the next romantic comedy king". Hancinema. August 20, 2015.
- "'On the Way to the Airport' stars share on melodrama roles". Kpop Herald. September 21, 2016.
- "A successful shift from TV to movies". Korea JoongAng Daily. April 12, 2016.
- "SBS drama 'Whisper' announces cast of stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 27, 2017.
- "[INTERVIEW] Actor sheds golden boy image in 'Whisper'". The Korea Times. May 31, 2017.
- Lee Mi-yeong (December 22, 2017). "'집사부일체', 31일 첫 방송…이승기 日 예능 출격". Joy News (in Korean).
- "Lee Sang-yoon, Lee Sung-kyung take roles in tvN drama 'About Time'". Kpop Herald. January 11, 2018.
- Yeo Ye-rim (January 10, 2019). "'Okay! Madam' announces its cast". Korea JoongAng Daily.
- Lee Yae-eun (June 5, 2019). "'VIP' 장나라·이상윤·이청아·곽선영·표예진 출연…오피스 멜로 온다 [공식]". My Daily (in Korean).
- Kwon, Ji-youn (30 August 2013). "Actor Lee Sang-yoon finally graduates from SNU". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
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- "'남자 김태희'로 주목 이상윤, KBS드라마시티 주연으로 발탁". Segye (in Korean). 15 June 2007.
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- "`미우나 고우나` 이상윤 깜짝 프러포즈". TV Report (in Korean). March 14, 2008.
- "이상윤 '신의 저울' 주인공 꿰차..냉혈한 연기 파격변신". Newsen (in Korean). August 14, 2008.
- "'엄친아' 이상윤, 드라마 '사랑해, 울지마'에 출연". Yonhap News (in Korean). November 6, 2008.
- "이상윤, '맨땅에 헤딩'서 정윤호와 맞대결 "지지 않겠다"". Asiae (in Korean). August 28, 2009.
- "이상윤, '제중원'서 조선의사 지석영으로 깜짝 출연". Asiae (in Korean). February 16, 2010.
- "송창의·이상윤, '인생은 아름다워'로 다시 의기투합". Nocutnews (in Korean). April 6, 2010.
- "[PREVIEW] MBC TV series "The Duo"". 10Asia. June 1, 2010.
- "Lee Sang-yoon to cameo in Unkind Women". Hancinema. 16 February 2015. Retrieved 2015-06-17.
- "[한국방송대상] 이상윤, 신인탤런트상 "많이 부족한 데 큰상 주셔서 감사"". Osen (in Korean). September 3, 2009.
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- "'완벽남'의 아이콘 이상윤의 네버엔딩 스토리date=December 4, 2013". Hankyung (in Korean).
- "유준상·김남주外3팀, KBS연기대상 베스트 커플상". Star News (in Korean). December 31, 2012.
- "[사진]이상윤,'드라마 더 열심히 할게요'". Osen (in Korean). January 15, 2013.
- Hicap, Jonathan M. (April 5, 2013). "49th Baeksang Arts Awards nominees revealed". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
- "Winners of the 2016 KBS Drama Awards". Asia Pacific Daily. January 3, 2017.
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